Sunday, 20 June 2010
Terry Puts The Cat Amongst Capello's Pigeons
I have now heard more of the Terry interview and I am staggered at how frankly the former England captain spoke. This wasn't the usual, "We're all in this together" crap, this was a man who was prepared to go on record to say that Capello's tactics and selections are flawed. Quite what Gerrard and Lampard will make of Terry saying that "only Joe Cole and Wayne Rooney can open teams up", I don't know. And it will be fascinating to see how Fabio reacts to Terry revealing that some players "might have to be sent home" after the clear the air meeting this evening.
This all sounds like a player rebellion to me. Terry has taken on the mantle of captain, daring to say what Gerrard was perhaps not willing to express as the official wearer of the armband. By putting his balls on the block, Terry has shown that he is the true leader in the squad, albeit he is sounding more like a spokesman for the UNITE union rather than Fabio's England United.
So where do we go from here? The FA expect Fabio to resign if we don't make it through to the last 16 and Terry might just be tasting revenge for his sacking as England captain. It's never boring when England are at a World Cup is it? Well, except when the team are on the pitch!
Posted by Hammersfan at 21:05